The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Automation Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Engineer
Rank 226 241 252
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Engineer 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.019% 0.035% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.036% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -51.72%
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
Automation Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4993 5545 6314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.12% 97.06% 97.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4211 4693 5247
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Automation Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Automation Engineer in the job title.

Automation Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Automation Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Engineer across the South West region.

Automation Engineer Salary Trend in the South West

Automation Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Engineer within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +16 1 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Automation Engineer
England

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Automation Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Automation Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) Google
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) QA Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Terraform
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java

Automation Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Behat
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) QA Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Google
Gloucester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days holiday - private healthcare
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Huxley
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On-Call Remuneration
Posted: 8 days ago